iraqi ghost militias
As of April 17th, 2020, 3 new unknown militia groups have appeared:
- Usbat Al-Thaereen
- Ashab Al-Kahf
- Qabdat Al-Hoda
The establishment of Usbat al-Thaereen, as it claimed responsibility for the latest attacks on U.S. bases, will heighten tensions between Washington and Tehran.
- By Sunday evening, a video emerged online from a group called “Usbat al-Tha’ireen” (The League of Revolutionaries), claiming that their members conducted both recent attacks on Camp Taji
First released statement on March 18th
Unknown if new or existing PMF members and within which framework
Perhaps a new missle unit?
Mystery shrouding to prevent being targeted?
After the killing of Soleimani, Ali Shamkhani, secretary-general of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, said: “We will establish a new armed group of more than 2,000 people in the region. The main function of this group of mujahideen is to remove U.S. forces from the region."